2021 ICD-10-CM Code I27.22

Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

I27.22 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease. The code I27.22 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code I27.22 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like postcapillary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease, pulmonary hypertension due to left-sided valvular heart disease or pulmonary hypertension due to systolic systemic ventricular dysfunction.

ICD-10:I27.22
Short Description:Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease
Long Description:Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease

Code Classification

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

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Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
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Code Also

Code Also
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Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code I27.22 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Replacement Code

I2722 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert I27.22 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code I27.22 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018